Submissions

 

Author Guidelines

General Submissions

DttP features articles and news on government information and government activities at local, state, national, and international, and intergovernmental levels, and documents the professional activities of GODORT. Inquires should be sent to the DttP Editor at dttp.editor@gmail.com.

Please read our “Instructions for Authors” packet for submission guidelines. 

General length of articles: 1500-3500 words, submitted in Word format, using the Chicago Manual of Style.

DttP is a professional journal. Papers which do not conform to editorial guidelines should be reformatted to receive consideration.

Copyright Requirements

Authors publishing in ALA journals are required to submit a signed copyright agreement.

DttP subscribes to a generous educational use policy.

Student Paper Submissions

The student papers issue of DttP is designed to showcase the talents and interests of current library school students. Papers should focus on substantive issues in government information at all levels of government (local, state, federal, international) librarianship, including:

  • contemporary or historical problems related to government information access, dissemination, or preservation
  • challenges to providing reference and instructional services in public, academic, school, or government libraries
  • bibliographic control of government information
  • government efforts to promote and/or restrict access to information
  • development of specific government programs that promote access to information
  • government/private sector partnerships providing access to information


Papers must be nominated and forwarded by a faculty member, and students must be able to revise papers if needed for acceptance. Please see the General Submission requirements listed above.


All student papers must be submitted by August 1st to be included in that year's issue.  

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